Is Novak Djokovic’s Wife Jelena Djokovic a Serbian?

Published 08/27/2021, 1:30 PM EDT
BELGRADE, SERBIA – JUNE 14: (L-R)The Djokovic family, Novak’s mother Dijana, Novak Djokovic, Novak’s brother Djordje, Novak’s father Srdjan and Novak’s wife Jelena pose during the Adria Tour Final match between Dominic Thiem of Austria and Filip Krajinovic of Serbia charity exhibition hosted by Novak Djokovic on June 14, 2020 in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)


World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has been on the Tour for a considerable duration. In his journey so far, we’ve seen him go through the various stages of life. As we take a closer look into his personal space, let’s talk about his wife, Jelena Djokovic. 

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Over the years, Novak Djokovic has been accompanied by key members of his family. However, the one real supporter in his camp has been Jelena. She has been a part of the Djokovic camp right from the days when they were seeing each other. In 2014, the couple decided to get married. 

MONACO, MONACO – FEBRUARY 18: Jelena Djokovic with Laureus World Sportsman of The Year 2019 Nominee Novak Djokovic kiss during the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards on February 18, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images for Laureus)

She is from Serbia and was born in Belgrade. She has an elder sister. Currently, she heads the Novak Djokovic Foundation and is completely into her role. She has studied luxury brand management at the International University in Monaco. 

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Novak Djokovic’s wife Jelena is a talented individual 

Jelena is also the founder of the digital marketing firm ‘Jelena Ristic Consulting.’ The 35-year-old  also had a brief career as a model. She also has a flair for writing, too. Mrs. Djokovic is a caring mother of two beautiful children and she considers herself to be the biggest fan of Novak.

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ROME, ITALY – MAY 17: Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates with the Winner’s Trophy and his parents after his victory over Roger Federer of Switzerland in the Men’s Singles Final on Day Eight of The Internazionali BNL d’Italia 2015 at the Foro Italico on May 17, 2015 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Coming on to tennis, Djokovic began the season in Melbourne and won his 9th Australian Open title. After that, he achieved yet another milestone in Paris, when he won the French Open for the second time in his career. During the event, he beat Rafael Nadal in the semifinal. 

He entered the Wimbledon Championships high on confidence. He ended up winning the title and putting him on par with rivals Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal on 20 Grand Slam titles each. Now that his focus is on the US Open, it will be interesting to see how he performs. 

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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